Schools & Education
Lebanon Area Education
Lebanon R-III School
The Lebanon R-III School District serves students Kindergarten through 12th grade living in the Lebanon and Laclede County area. We are pleased to announce that for the seventh time in the past eight years the Lebanon R-3 School District is Accredited with Distinction in Performance. This year marks six consecutive years the district has earned the Accredited with Distinction designation. Lebanon met 13 out of the 14 standards required by the state. The district met all standards in the area of student performance on achievement tests.
Joel E Barber C-5
Our district is located in southwest Missouri and offers instruction to Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Students then have the option to attend high school at Lebanon R-III or Laclede Co. R-1 (Conway).
We seek to provide the best environment for learning for our students so that they will become contributing members of society. We thank our community for all the support provided to make that happen. We strive to work together for the betterment of all students and continually seek ways to improve our school. It takes a team effort in order for success to happen and through dedicated efforts of teachers, support staff, parents, patrons, businesses, and students we believe Joel E. Barber School is one of the best educational settings for students in our state.
Conway (Laclede County R-I)
Stoutland R-II School District
Home of the Tigers serving students from Laclede and Camden counties.
Drury University began in Lebanon in 1986 by offering two courses at the Lebanon Jr. High School. With the growing interest and course offerings Drury relocated in 1996 to its present location in the Nelson Education Center. They currently offer approximately 50 courses per semester. At the Lebanon location students may receive associate degrees or take several courses toward a bachelor’s degree in many areas.
Missouri State University
Missouri State University offers 150+ undergraduate majors and 45+ graduate programs–many are the state’s strongest and largest of their kind. With first-rate faculty and an average class size of 30 students, you can explore your abilities and talents while fueling your potential for a successful career.
Ozarks Technical College
The Lebanon Education Center offers a wide variety of general and technical education courses. Students can earn an A.A. transfer degree, an A.A.S. degree, or work toward fulfilling requirements for a four-year degree.